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Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For
Jul 06, 2021 by Teresa Michael
This piece of short fiction was originally published in the Florida Gulf Coast Sisters in Crime 2021 June-July newsletter based on a writing prompt photograph. 

Good Morning Mariposa Beach

Good Morning Mariposa Beach
Aug 13, 2020 by Teresa Michael
I’ve often wondered what would happen if the local morning cable TV show ever interviewed Libby and Mimi, the ladies from my Mariposa Café Mystery Series. It might go something like this……
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The Architect's Secret

May 10, 2017 by Teresa Michael

I was sorting through old writing projects. A few years ago, I attended the Sanibel Island Writer’s Conference, a great conference. In a session I attended, the instructor gave the class a writing exercise.  There were three lists and we had to choose 3 random numbers between 1 and 25.  The first list was your occupation, the second list was something you did, and the other was some secret.  Mine were: architect, covers mirrors, and leads a secret life.  Here’s my story: